Does anyone have a nice pic of a Shelduck - Pochard - Whimbrel - Curlew please?
Pics need to be >3Mb in size (for good print reproduction) and are needed by Clevedon Pier Heritage for possible inclusion in a new booklet to be published about the pier history.
Full credit to anything used.
Castle Park (Bristol):
1 Mistle Thrush.
Eastville Park (Bristol):
1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Treecreeper of note.
|12/1/16 Treecreeper (Rich Scantlebury)|
Ashton Court (Bristol):Mansion House environs: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch.
Oldbury Power Station:
The Black Redstart still present at the jetty area today.
The Slavonian Grebe still on the wetland, mobile at times between the pools. It's fishing well and looks settled.
Other stuff, 35 Shelduck, 30 Gadwall, 5 Tufted Duck, 140 Lapwing, 800 Dunlin, 100 Curlew, 40 Redshank, 12 Turnstone, 3+ Water Pipit.
1 Peregrine, 6 Ringed Plover.
Sandy Lane: 1 Buzzard, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 1 flyover Raven, 1 Nuthatch.
Pools: 1 Great Crested Grebe new in, we couldn't manage Slavonian.
Other stuff, 47 Wigeon, 27 Gadwall, 15 Teal, 56 Shoveler, 1 Pochard, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 8 Little Grebe, 25 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 31 Lapwing, 22 BH Gull, 22 Herring Gull.
Battery Pt: 7 Purple Sandpiper this morning.
|12/1/16 Purple Sandpiper (Mrs Trellis)|
Good morning tides for the next few days...Carpe Diem
Sand Bay:Beach Rd: At least 1 Dartford Warbler still, opposite No.32.
46 flyover Golden Plover, late afternoon.
1 flyover Red Kite to south (Roger Palmer).
Newton St Loe:
20 Teal, 7 Goosander, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Buzzard.
5 Bewick's Swan (in from CVL), 9 Barnacle Goose, 3 Black-necked Grebe, 6 Siskin.
Bewick's Swan: 5 flyovers from Heron's Green to Blagdon (Ian Stapp).
Bittern: 1 flyover the lake, mobbed by Gulls (Roger Palmer).
Little Egret: 22 at Heron's Green.
Ring-billed Gull: 1 found at Moreton, in with some Common Gull (Andy Davis).
Otter: 1 still active in Heron's Green Bay. Almost daily occurrences recently, Otter Gill is thrilled to bits and says thank you to the birding Tribe.
Other stuff, 8 Shelduck, 34 Teal, 1 Scaup (Moreton), 7 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander, 2 Buzzard, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 GBB Gull, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 15 Long-tailed Tit.
|12/1/16 Ring-billed Gull (Ian Stapp)|
we are told it's the middle Gull
Reports: Chris Craig, Andy Davis, Adrian Hockey, Giles Morris, Jon Mortin, Roger Palmer, Karin Rhodes, Nigel Sluman, Roger Staples, Ian Stapp, Mrs Trellis, Lauren & Wayne Tucker, BL birds, severnsidebirds.